Scholarships handed out to students

Nanaimo post-secondary students have started the school year off on a positive note with scholarships and awards.

Nanaimo post-secondary students have started the school year off on a positive note with scholarships and awards.

Christina Jaworski was awarded a $6,000 Premier’s International Scholarship through the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society and the Victoria Foundation.

She is attending Scotland’s University of Stirling this fall.

Amandeep Parhar received a $2,000 Coast Capital Savings Citizenship Award for his commitment to mentoring younger students.

Parhar is pursuing his bachelor of science degree at the University of British Columbia.

Boris Aiker,  a Vancouver Island University student, was selected as the Certified Management Accountant Society of British Columbia recipient of a $1,500 scholarship.